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hit. we'll get to that in a second. >> will the fascination with michael jackson ever end? i don't think so. there are some startling revelationsen a new book about how jackson dealt with money not to mention his own fame and what he really wanted from his career. fascinating information there. >>> speaking of fascinating, we begin with the breaking news now that the top u.s. military commander in afghanistan is now also caught up in the petraeus scandal. general john allen is being investigated by the pentagon now for sending thousand of improper e-mails to jill kelly, of course, the whistle blower in this case. >> she is the florida woman who triggered an investigation which ultimately forced petraeus to resign. now defense officials would not discuss the nature of the relationship between general allen and jill kelly. but some 20,000 to 30,000 documents, involving inappropriate communications between general allen and the said individual, jill kelly. >> seeing all this play out on e-mail. e-mails from mistress paula to petraeus, that's what led to this. now another very high r
you knew everything there was to know about michael jackson? think again. >> a surprising new book, the king of pop's personal struggles as we have never seen them before. that story coming up. >> ann ♪ don't just leave me alone ♪ leave me alone ♪ leave me alone >>> look at that. >> i can do my michael now. come on. well, at one time michael jackson was the most popular man on the planet, and that came with an extraordinary dose of publicity. >> we're not going to leave him alone. >> no, no, we're not. >> but now three years after his death, a new book reveals michael's private struggles in unparalleled detail. abc's nick watt has the story. ♪ thriller nights >> reporter: there hasn't been anyone that famous in a single moment as he was during "thriller" time. that was probably the peak of celebrity for a human being. >> reporter: randall sullivan highly acclaimed journalist spent three years getting behind the mask of the most celebrated entertainer our world has ever known. it's a tale of family, fame, lost childhood, and startling accusations that you won't have heard be
to believe michael jackson's "thriller" is more than a quarter century old. who does not love that video? hard to believe that mtv was reluctant to play it. went on to be voted the most influential pop music video of all time. and the album? we'll let karyn wynter count the grammys. >> 1982, prince william was just a baby, michael jackson released "thriller." still the best-selling album in the world. >> it didn't matter if you were asian, black, hispanic, white. we all knew "thriller." >> i lived in haiti for a short time when i was a young kid and used to take that boom box out and play it for some of the local kids. as soon as i pressed play, they would start doing back flips. >> it didn't matter if you had a huge punk collection, huge r & b collection or frank sinatra was your favorite singer. for some reason you owned "thriller." >> although videos like billee jean," they were reluctant to put his music into rotation. >> "beat it" and the president of epic records says, you don't get any other videos unless you play michael jackson. so it was sort of a smart threat at the time. they
:30 eastern time. >>> and three people are dead following a fiery plane crash in jackson, mississippi. all three were killed when their single-engine piper slammed into a house just after takeoff tuesday night. a mother and son escaped the burning home with minor injuries. the cause of the crash is under investigation. >>> and still no word on what caused a powerful explosion that leveled a neighborhood in indianapolis. two people were killed. five homes were destroyed in that blast. saturday night. dozens of other homes were damaged. investigators say there was no smell of gas before the explosion, but nothing has been ruled out. >>> a cheerleader for the orlando magic is hospitalized this morning after a stunt went horribly wrong. between the first and second quarter, jamie wood was on a teammate's shoulders when she fell and hit the ground hard. paramedics were so concerned they immediately put her in a neck brace. wood was able to wave to the crowd as she was taken away in a stretcher. the hardwood floor. the wave there's a good sign she's going to be okay. good to see. >> those girls
deployment sites. and jesse jackson jr. is resigning from congress. the son of the civil rights leader the reverend jesse jackson has been out for months on what he calls several serious health issues. he's also being investigated by the fbi and house ethics committee. he submitted his letter of resignation to house speaker john boehner just a little more than two weeks after winning re-election. and an extraordinary moment in basketball. a great game would be a player scoring in the high double digits. but what about scoring in, get this, the triple digits? that's what grinnel colleges jack turner did. his teammates kept passing him the ball. grinnell college sophomore jack taylor kept sinking it. again and again and again. 138 points against faith baptist bible college topping the national record that has stood for more than five decades. >> coming into the game, my teammates and my coaches wanted to get me some more shots to try to get my confidence going before we enter conference play. and so i knew i was going to get a few more shots than usual. >> at halftime he had 58 points. h
jackson where the clinic is. the clinic's owner tells us their applications were 50 pages-plus per doctor, per hospital. the applications took weeks to compile. each hospital, each time. two of them, the big teaching hospital in the city and the baptist hospital in town, they wouldn't even accept the doctors' applications. five other hospitals did agree to receive the doctors' applications, but they rejected them. not only the merits of the doctors as doctors but for administrative reasons like the hospital's policies on abortion or concern about disrupting the hospital's business within the community. so this thing designed by mississippi republicans to be impossible turned out to be impossible. they wanted to create a new regulation that the state's one last abortion clinic could not follow. because they wanted to shut it down. and we know this because governor phil bryant said so on tape. >> i think it's historic. today you see the first step in a movement, i believe, to do what we campaigned on, to say we're going to try to end abortion in mississippi. >> it is constitutionally protec
. >> criminal defense attorney joey jackson is on the case, joins us from new york. joey, is this a little premature, an initiative just passed last week, the federal law still stands that marijuana is illegal. >> well, how are you doing, ted. good to see you. and happy veterans day, go veterans of america, you do a great job. it comes down to a question of discretion. it is a discretional question at the federal level and at state level. why? because we all know, you and i both know, for more than 40 years, right, the federal government has said, no, to marijuana. they said it is illegal. so therefore because of our supremacy clause, right, which is article six, section two, of the constitution, the feds, it is illegal there and the feds have supremacy over the states. so if it is illegal at the federal level, whatever state does, it is illegal there as well. there is always the question of discretion. the people have spoken and in these respective states and i think the federal government may, in fact, respect that right and therefore say because the people have spoken at the state level
from michael jackson's "thriller," well, that album remains the best selling of all time when the king of pop released it 30 years ago today. hits such as "beat it" change the way we look at music videos and influenced a whole generation of artists. jackson as we all know he died back in 2009 at the age of 50. imagine that? that album is 30 years old now. >> doesn't seem possible after all these years. >> so what was your favorite song from there? >> thriller i think. billy jean. >> i know. there are a lot. you're like i love thriller and realize there are so many other good ones too. good stuff. >> thanks, lisa. >>> doctors have found a good use for an otherwise illegal drug. details next. etter employee bens while balancing the company's bottom line, their very first word was... [ to the tune of "lullaby and good night" ] ♪ af-lac ♪ aflac [ male announcer ] find out more at... [ duck ] aflac! [ male announcer ] ...forbusiness.com. [ yawning sound ] and the candidate's speech is in pieces all over the district. the writer's desktop and the coordinator's phone are working on a joke
if they will participate in an exchange program. >>> and democratic congressman jesse jackson junior is out of mayo clinic where he was treated for bipolar depression, despite embroiled in a house ethics investigation for misuse of campaign funds. he won re-election last week, he has been on leave of absence since june. >>> and john mcafee says he is innocent of murder and is on the run from authorities in central america. he is wanted in belize for questioning after his neighbor, a u.s. citizen, was found shot to death last weekend. mcafee left his namesake internet security firm in 1994. >>> and massachusetts police say an er doctor driving drunk and on pills caused this unbelievable crash. it wasn't even 9:00 in the morning when police say the woman behind the wheel hit a delivery truck in a parking lot, ran into a fence twice, sheered a post in two, and then went airborne, crashing into street traffic. one person was transported to the hospital with injuries and the driver was arrested at the scene. police say she failed two sobriety tests, and prosecutors say this doctor is actually prescribing drugs
, but it was 30 years ago today that a 24-year-old michael jackson released a new album called "thriller." seven of the nine tracks went on to become top ten hits. won three grammys and three decades later, "thriller" is the best-selling album in the world still. >>> speaking of music legends, want to talk about an american legend in music as well. he calls it, you know, a career. glen campbell suffering from alzheimer's, sits down with cnn for an emotional interview as he gets ready for his final show tonight. here's miguel marquez. ♪ >> reporter: last year, the rhinestone cowboy made a stunning announcement. >> what did they diagnose me as? >> alzheimers. >> alzheimer's. what's alzheimer's? how do you -- >> you start losing your memory. and your ability to reason. ♪ some days i'm so confused ♪ ♪ my past is in my way ♪ > >> reporter: this isn't glen campbell's first major challenge. he successfully battled drug and alcohol addiction. >> i was forgiven for being a dummy, literally. >> reporter: but now after five decades as a music icon, the 76-year-old entertainer is taking his final
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